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Thursday, October 22, 2020, posted by Geetesh at 5:13 pm

In this series of tutorials on Slide Background fills, you have already explored various slide background styles available. You have learned about solid, gradient, picture, and texture fills for Slide Backgrounds. When you use texture fills for your Slide Backgrounds, you need not limit yourself to only the default textures that PowerPoint offers.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Apple Mac

Using Custom Textures as Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2011

Using Custom Textures as Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint

Tutorial Code: 08 06 12
Previous: 08 06 11 Workaround for Picture Backgrounds in PowerPoint
Next: 09 01 01 Insert Pictures in PowerPoint

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Thursday, October 22, 2020, posted by Geetesh at 3:32 pm

We have already shown you how you can apply picture fills as slide backgrounds, all the picture format options which can be applied on a picture also works for a picture background. Unfortunately, once you apply Office 2013’s Service Pack 1, many of the picture format options for picture backgrounds stop working.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Workaround for Picture Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2013

Workaround for Picture Backgrounds in PowerPoint

Tutorial Code: 08 06 11
Previous: 08 06 10 Corrections and Color Options for Picture Backgrounds in PowerPoint
Next: 08 06 12 Using Custom Textures as Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint

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Monday, October 19, 2020, posted by Geetesh at 3:47 pm

Patterns in PowerPoint are two-color designs comprising lines, dots, dashes, checks, etc. PowerPoint includes 48 such patterns with names like Plaid, Weaves, Shingle and Zigzag. This tutorial builds upon what you have already learned in the Format Slide Background tutorial, and shows how you can use a Pattern fill for your slide background.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2016

Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2013

Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2010

Apple Mac

Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2011

Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint

Tutorial Code: 08 06 08
Previous: 08 06 07 Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint
Next: 08 06 09 Artistic Effects for Picture Backgrounds in PowerPoint

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Monday, October 19, 2020, posted by Geetesh at 11:59 am

Jennifer Rotondo
Jennifer Rotondo is a Microsoft certified “PowerPoint Expert” who utilizes her abundance of knowledge in her Advanced PowerPoint Seminar and in several publications including Presentation Skills for Managers (McGraw-Hill), Point, Click & Wow! – (book with CDROM), PowerPoint 2000: Getting Professional Results (Microsoft) and Understanding Computers.

Here’s a list of links on Indezine.com where she has been featured:

File Formats for PowerPointFile Formats for PowerPoint
February 21, 2004

Using Visuals in PresentationsUsing Visuals in Presentations
December 21, 2003

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Saturday, October 17, 2020, posted by Geetesh at 10:05 am

Textures are the “in” thing even in a world that looks so much at the new flat design concept, and the reason is not difficult to understand. The right texture can add interest, and make your slide content look crafted.

To learn more, choose your version of PowerPoint. If we do not have a tutorial for your version of PowerPoint, explore the version closest to the one you use.

Microsoft Windows

Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2016

Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2013

Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2010

Apple Mac

Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint 2011

Texture Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint

Tutorial Code: 08 06 07
Previous: 08 06 06 Adjust Picture Used as Slide Background in PowerPoint
Next: 08 06 08 Pattern Fills for Slide Backgrounds in PowerPoint

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